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Project Administrator

Date: 20-Jun-2022

Location: Woking, UK

Company: Plan International

The Organisation

 

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

 

We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it’s girls who are most affected.

 

Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.

 

We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.

 

We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 85 years, and are now active in more than 75 countries.

 

The Opportunity

 

As the Project Administrator – Deployment you will provide high level administrative and coordination to the Programme Y.O.D.A (Your Organisations Data & Analytics) team in the delivery of our new ERP and Monitoring & Evaluation solutions.

 

The role will support and get involved in a variety of work around projects and programme management and gain a better understanding of coordinating project delivery controls and processes. Working with the Deployment Team Project Managers (about 3-4 people), there will be a requirement to coordinate and gather relevant information to input into plans, presentations and reports for the Project and or Programme Manager.

 

 

About You

 

You will be a highly efficient and organised individual who is able to prioritise and multitask. You will also have excellent communication and relationship development skills and be proficient in Microsoft Project 2019, (Web Online version welcome), Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint, Teams.

 

Additionally, you will have:

 

 

  • Excellent organisational abilities
  • The ability to deliver to tight deadlines
  • Strong project administration skills
  • The ability to handle confidential correspondence in a professional manner
  • Experience of budgeting, tracking and reporting
  • Fluent written and spoken English

 

 

 

Please follow this link for a full role profile; Y.O.D.A. Project Administrator (Deployment) - June 2022.docx

More information about Programme Y.O.D.A can be found here: Programme Y.O.D.A | Plan International (plan-international.org)

 

 

Please respond to the requirements of the role in your cover letter.

Only CVs and cover letters in English will be accepted. 

 

 

Location:  Plan International's Global Hub is based in Woking, Surrey, which is approximately 25 minutes from London Waterloo.

 

This role can be office-based, hybrid or remote

 

Type of role: 2 year, fixed term contract

 

Salary: Circa £25,000

 

Closing date: 6 July 2022

 

Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the very heart of everything that Plan International stands for.

 

We want Plan International to reflect the diversity of the communities we work with, offering equal opportunities to everyone regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

 

Plan International is based on a culture of inclusivity and we strive to create a workplace environment that ensures every team, in every office, in every country, is rich in diverse people, thoughts, and ideas.

 

We foster an organisational culture that embraces our commitment to racial justice, gender equality, girls’ rights and inclusion.

 

Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organisation, do everything we can to keep children safe. This means that we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with and we must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk.

 

A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International's Safeguarding Children and Young People policy. Plan International also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this scheme we will request information from applicants previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms their understanding of these recruitment procedures.

Please note that Plan International will never send unsolicited emails requesting payment from candidates.